Nigerian afro-pop singer, Damini Ogulu, better known as Burna Boy, was recently celebrated by the Recording Academy on social media.
Burna Boy who is now widely regarded as the ‘African Giant’ has undoubtedly been making huge strides in the entertainment industry as his career has grown in leaps and bounds in recent times.
Burna was one of the six Nigerian artistes to be featured on Beyonce’s latest album, Lion King: The Gift. The track he featured on is titled Ja ra e.
The singer has now been recognized by the Recording Academy, also known as the Grammys.
In a new tweet, the academy explained that Burna Boy is steadily ascending as a globally-loved superstar. They wrote:
“Burna Boy is steadily ascending as a globally-loved superstar, with his smooth, rich vocals and infectious beats that blend traditional Afrobeat, dancehall, hip-hop, trap, and more.”